Re: a little advice please
- I don't really have any answers to your questions, but you might want
to check www.holisticat.com. The site has information on herbal
remedies as well as a message board.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "the chunns" <chunn@j...> wrote:
> Hi - my kitty, TC, who is 14 and on lasix and enalapril is not
> well. When all this started in March, his kidney functions were
> Lab work a week ago showed his BUN and Creatinine are now
> elevated and the vet said to start him on KD. His other vet agreed
> with that but also said to cut the lasix in half, which I have
> Hopefully, he won't start coughing. Anyway, he doesn't like the KD
> so I switched him to NF and he does not care much for that either.
> Does anyone have any advice on how to stimulate his appetite?
> Or is there another food that is ok for the kidneys? My original vet
> said enalapril is hard on the stomach and I should give him pepcid,
> but I just read that pepcid should not be give if there is already
> problem with an irregular heart beat. Also, does anyone know what
> a good dose of dandelion might be - I think it is supposed to work
> as a diuretic but be easier on the kidneys. Any advice would be
> greatly appreciated. Thanks so much.
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